After a moment of incredible unity around the #J20 Art Strike, the art community’s protest movements have fragmented as the reality of everyday life under Trump has set in.
Over a million people around the world protested the one-year anniversary of the Trump administration, and many showed up with great signs, the greatest in fact, these are definitely some very very great signs.
How have our ideas of strike and protest changed and what should we learn about their utility today?
On a day of protest, one museum opened its doors for a special event. But was it enough?
Far from serving as an excuse for self-pity or left melancholy, the Occupy Museums event was an effective counter-inaugural: a ceremony marking a wider commitment to shared struggle.
The action invites us to commit to challenging our institutions to resist Trumpism and combat the conditions that allowed its emergence.
On the eve of the #J20 Art Strike and a solidarity event it’s organizing at the Whitney Museum, the collective has released a statement outlining art’s role in the fight against fascism in the US and around the world.
Dozens of US galleries and nonprofits have announced their plans to close in solidarity with the #J20 Art Strike on Friday, January 20.
The #J20 Art Strike resonates with the approach of the 1970 New York Artists’ Strike against Racism, Sexism, Repression and War, also commonly referred to as the Art Strike.
Why the #J20 Art Strike is important and why those of us who can should take part.
As the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration nears, we’re keeping track of all the New York City art spaces that will stay closed in protest.